U.S. Soldiers Repair Damaged Road in Khowst Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Dennis, left, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Tipton observe a new waterway diverting water away from a damaged portion of the Khowst-Gardez road in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 28, 2013. Dennis, a combat engineer, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company A, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. Tipton is the senior enlisted advisor to the 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade. The new waterway represents repairs after heavy rains damaged the road, resulting in a washout several weeks earlier. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua B. Dwyer
  • A U.S. soldier talks with an equipment operator using dirt to repair a damaged portion of the Khowst-Gardez road in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 28, 2013. The soldier is assigned to 617th Engineer Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua B. Dwyer
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Larry Dillard, left, talks to an interpreter, right, about repairs to the Khowst-Gardez road in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 28, 2013. Dillard commands the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua B. Dwyer
  • U.S. soldiers operator heavy equipment and use construction material to repair a damaged portion of the Khowst-Gardez road in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 28, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua B. Dwyer
  • U.S. vehicles sit nearby while U.S. soldiers work to repair a damaged portion of the Khowst-Gardez road in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 28, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua B. Dwyer
  • U.S. Army Capt. Mike Schusky, right, shows U.S. Army Lt. Col. Larry Dillard the progress U.S. soldiers made on repairs to the Khowst-Gardez road in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 28, 2013. Schusky is the commander of the 101st Airborne Division's Company A, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team and Dillard is commander 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joshua B. Dwyer